Welcome to the Forgotten Women of Wakefield project. Led by Dream Time Creative, this grassroots project is working tirelessly to unearth stories of women erased from our city’s history and to celebrate their achievements in the form of ensuring Blue Plaque Parity and creative upskilling of the local community.
FWW and DTC Win Community Archive and Heritage Group of the Year 2023!
We are BEYOND delighted to announce that we are the winners of this year’s National Community Archives and Heritage Award in the ‘Gathering & Preserving’ category AND also the OVERALL winner across all categories in UK and Ireland.
And here is a very special video from a recent Awards Day held at St John’s Square where members of the project past and present gathered to talk about the wonderful things they have experienced as part of the project, all filmed by Kirklees Local Television:
FWW and DTC Recognised in the national "Who Do You Think You Are?" magazine!
Other Recent Projects!
FWW's Exposé On Charles Wateron and Petticoat Patrimony
The Louisa Fennell Trail in Multiple Languages!
This vital project, designed to celebrate not only the life and achievements of Louisa Fennell but also the multi-cultural, diverse and vibrant community in Wakefield that enjoy the legacy of her artwork, honours 6 different languages and makes our city’s history and heritage accessible to all.